Acharya Mahadev Parameswaran
Dr. Mahadev Parameswaran retired in 2004 from the aerospace profession with a degree in Physics. Having joined Chinmaya Mission in 1978, with the blessings of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda, Mahadevanji began Chinmaya Bala Vihar classes for children and teens in Southern California in 1982. The center of CM Los Angeles (CM LA) now has over 1,100 children.

In addition to conducting Chinmaya Bala Vihar for over 25 years, Mahadevanji also teaches a music and bhajans, having founded CM LA’s Chinmaya Shruti Choir for children.

In the summer of 2008, he was blessed by Pujya Guruji to serve as a Chinmaya Mission Acharya for CM LA. He continues to conduct Vedanta classes and talks on various introductory texts, as well as Bhagavad Gita, Rama Gita, and Yoga Vasishtha. He presently conducts classes at CM LA’s Chinmaya Rameshwaram ashram, as well as its satellite chapters in Brea, San Gabriel, Torrance, Agoura Hills, and Cerritos. He also continues to give Vedanta talks in Southern California’s schools and colleges.

Acharya Mahadevan is also the Secretary of CM Los Angeles.

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